This is a straight-up coup attempt, and nothing short of putting the responsible mofos up against a wall and shooting them, or stringing them up in job lots, is going to suffice for a remedy.
Fast or slow, the solution is elegant, simple, and inescapable.
A distant second would be Watergate-style show trials, in batches, and multi-decade prison terms.
Ankle-chained, at hard labor, or deposited in a hole in a modern-day Chateau D'If.
The alternative is boxcars unloading people at camps, and a Soviet/Chinese/Venezuelan purge and rapid decline.